The flight path to net zero

Making the most of nature based carbon offsetting by airlines
The flight path to net zero

The aviation industry cannot achieve net zero emissions by 2050 without addressing demand for flights and offsetting remaining emissions with carbon removal and storage. But offset schemes are beset by problems of reliability.

Our new policy insight looks at the role of nature based offsetting, how to ensure high quality carbon credits and the opportunity for new offset funding to accelerate nature restoration in the UK.
 
Read the full report: The flight path to net zero 
Press release: A national ‘office for carbon removal’ is vital to guarantee the credibility of carbon offsetting

Latest 'Insights' podcast

How is the coronavirus crisis affecting the waste industry?
Latest 'Insights' podcast

Will panic buying lead to an avalanche of food waste? Should we be double bagging our rubbish? Is a trip to the tip an essential journey? 

In this week’s Insights podcast, Libby Peake and Adam Read of SUEZ reflect on what coronavirus means for the waste and recycling system. They discuss the impacts for front line services and what can we all do to help control the spread of the virus in safely managing waste materials.

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Our response to COVID-19

Our response to COVID-19
Green Alliance's office is now closed for the foreseeable future. All our staff are working from home.

As far as possible we are working to minimise disruption to our work. We are reassessing our events programme and, where appropriate, we look forward to experimenting with new formats online. 

Our direct lines have been redirected, so you will still be able to contact us. Please see our staff page for contact details.

We wish everyone well at this difficult time.

Fixing the system

A circular economy for all materials
Fixing the system

The current government approach to tackling the problem of plastic has so far been piecemeal, storing up new environmental issues for the future and failing to deal with the root of the problem: our throwaway culture.

A systemic approach to all materials is the only way to solve the plastic problem and ensure safe, sustainable and efficient resource management in future.

Read the full report: Fixing the system
Press release: 'Government is treating the symptom, not the cause of plastic pollution'

Cutting Carbon Now

Cutting Carbon Now
Keep up to date with our major project advocating immediate action across the UK economy to reduce the UK’s contribution to climate change. 


Read about our work on Cutting Carbon Now 

 

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